"Having said that, it's still more convenient to use multitracking software, and the reality is that my tape recorder is not here. The majority of the Shobaleader record was done in Nuendo, but I try to do as little in a computer?based multitrack as possible," Tom says, in [this article](http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/may11/articles/sqpshr.htm).more
The systems Nuendo offers are phenomenal competition to production-focused DAWs like Ableton. People will generally agree Pro Tools is the best for recording, and worst for production, but you can do both really easily and really well in Nuendo. For compatibility's sake, it's the best in my eyes.